Computer-based Summative Administration and Scoring Trainings

Due to the continued measures being taken nationwide to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), ETS, the California Department of Education, and the Sacramento County Office of Education (SCOE) are continuing the virtual training format of the fall Summative ELPAC Administration and Scoring Training scheduled for fall 2021; these trainings will be delivered virtually through the Moodle Training Site.

Statewide Local Educational Agency Certification

Statewide training is mandatory, and each local educational agency (LEA) will be required to complete the online certification. LEA ELPAC coordinators and other test examiners can fulfill their training requirements by accessing the virtual training modules within the ELPAC Administration and Scoring Moodle Training Site external icon. Trainers must be certified by December 3, 2021. Available resources in the Moodle Training Site include:

  • Two certification courses (grades K–12 or grades 6–12) for LEA ELPAC coordinators or their designee
  • Training videos and presentations
  • Training quizzes and calibration quizzes
  • PDF versions of the training binder

Refer to this Moodle Training Site Quick Start Guide for helpful information on how to access the training.

Each LEA ELPAC coordinator or their designee will need to complete the certification course for their appropriate grade span by December 3, 2021.

Each LEA can request to receive in the mail printed copies of the 2021–22 Summative ELPAC Administration and Scoring training binder. Each LEA has an allocation and can order a number of binders up to that allocation. Additional binders may be ordered at a minimal cost. LEAs should receive their training binders by October 18, 2021.

Registration

The Summative ELPAC Administration and Scoring Registration Site external icon will open Monday, September 13, 2021. In September, LEA ELPAC coordinators will receive an email containing information about how to request training binders. LEA ELPAC coordinators must complete the online request to receive their training binder(s).

The 2021–22 Summative ELPAC Administration and Scoring Moodle Training Site (Moodle) external icon will open October 18, 2021.

November 2021–January 2022: Virtual Question and Answer Sessions for the Summative and Alternate ELPAC ASTs

SCOE will hold "Question and Answer Sessions"—via Zoom—to answer test administration questions for both the Summative ELPAC and the Alternate ELPAC. Questions can be submitted through Moodle, and the Zoom link can be accessed within Moodle.

Audience: LEA ELPAC coordinators

Dates:

  • October TBD: 1–2 p.m.—Alternate ELPAC
  • November TBD: 1–2 p.m.—General ELPAC
  • December TBD: 1–2 p.m.—General ELPAC
  • December TBD: 1–2 p.m.—Alternate ELPAC
  • January TBD: 1–2 p.m.—Alternate ELPAC
  • January TBD: 1–2 p.m.—General ELPAC

Regional Workshops

Please note that all ELPAC test examiners are required to be trained before administering the Summative ELPAC. To accommodate your LEA's training needs, there will be many training opportunities for test examiners. The training schedule is posted on the ELPAC web site. New dates will be added as they become available on the ELPAC web site on the Summative Assessment Regional Training List web page.